FILM : Breaking Glass
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Breaking Glass 1980 Phil Daniels, Hazel O'Connor, Jon Finch, Jonathan Pryce London
Director : Brian Gibson   Production Company : Allied Stars Ltd., Film and General Productions, Sprint N.V.  Region : LONDON A-B

A rock singer is determined to rise to the top of the profession, letting nothing stand in the way of that goal.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill. Uncredited 'now' images by PW.

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Breaking Glass [DVD]

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Breaking Glass - An establishing shot starts to pan over London as the radio plays the latest Breaking Glass single. Looking along Tavistock Road towards Portobello Road, London W11.
Breaking Glass

bregl025. An establishing shot starts to pan over London as the radio plays the latest Breaking Glass single. Looking along Tavistock Road towards Portobello Road, London W11.

bregl025n. The same view from the street.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-01-2014)

Breaking Glass - The pan ends with Ladbroke Grove station to the extreme right and demolished buildings in the middle distance. London W11.
Breaking Glass

bregl026. The pan ends with Ladbroke Grove station to the extreme right and demolished buildings in the middle distance. London W11.

Breaking Glass - The band sets up at the 'Rock Against 1984' concert as the audience waits. Under the Westway in London W10.
Breaking Glass

bregl026a. The band sets up at the 'Rock Against 1984' concert as the audience waits. Under the Westway in London W10.

Breaking Glass - Under the roundabout on the Westway looking towards the backs of houses on Oxford Gardens, London W10.
Breaking Glass

bregl027. Under the roundabout on the Westway looking towards the backs of houses on Oxford Gardens, London W10.

bregl027n. The same location now with part of the Westway Sports Centre to the right.
(Modern Photo Added: 13-01-2013)

Breaking Glass - A close up of the stub on the flyover with Oxford Gardens School in the background. London W10.
Breaking Glass

bregl027a. A close up of the stub on the flyover with Oxford Gardens School in the background. London W10.

bregl027an. Same road stub, same school, different decade.
(Modern Photo Added: 13-01-2013)

Breaking Glass - Kate watches as National Front supporters turn up at the concert.
Breaking Glass

bregl028. Kate watches as National Front supporters turn up at the concert.

bregl028n. Under the Westway Roundabout near to Darfield Way. The area was also seen in 'Theatre of Blood' and 'Steptoe and Son Ride Again'.
(Modern Photo Added: 13-01-2013)

Breaking Glass - A cut-out of Kate is transported to the latest venue. An unidentified street with numbers up to at least 228 and if the continuity with the next image is correct, this is Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park, London N4.
Breaking Glass

bregl029. A cut-out of Kate is transported to the latest venue. An unidentified street with numbers up to at least 228 and if the continuity with the next image is correct, this is Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park, London N4.

bregl029n. The number is the same but Peter found many changes to the shop façades.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-10-2015)

Breaking Glass - The cut-out is put into position. The Rainbow Theatre, Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park, London N4.
Breaking Glass

bregl030. The cut-out is put into position. The Rainbow Theatre, Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park, London N4.

bregl030n. The same location now by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-10-2015)

Breaking Glass - Kate with band members Tony (Mark Wingett) and Dave (Gary Tibbs) walk with Davis (Hugh Thomas) and Promotions Man Chris (George Bruno Money) to the radio studio.
Breaking Glass

bregl031. Kate with band members Tony (Mark Wingett) and Dave (Gary Tibbs) walk with Davis (Hugh Thomas) and Promotions Man Chris (George Bruno Money) to the radio studio.

bregl031n. Pentonville Road at the junction with Killick Street in London N1 facing towards Kings Cross station.
(Modern Photo Added: 13-01-2013)

Breaking Glass - Breaking Glass about to enter the studio. Looking along Killick Street from Pentonville Road in N1.
Breaking Glass

bregl032. Breaking Glass about to enter the studio. Looking along Killick Street from Pentonville Road in N1.

bregl032n. The same place now.
(Modern Photo Added: 13-01-2013)

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